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When can supplements replace medications in dogs and cats?

Conventional medications are sometimes necessary for pets, and can be life-saving in an emergency. But when it comes to conditions like allergies, arthritis or...

Immunocompromised and living with your cat

If you are immunocompromised, you have a higher chance of contracting infections from your cat, but that doesn’t mean you have to get rid of...

MRSA in dogs

Methicillin-resistant staphylococcal aureus (MRSA) usually manifests as severe skin infections in canines. Treatment requires an integrative approach. You’ve probably heard of MRSA before now. This...

A natural solution for parasitic infections in animals

How a passion for animals and natural health led to a company that formulates holistic remedies for parasitic infections, including heartworm and Lyme. No one...

Guard against giardia in dogs

Lakes, streams and ponds can host giardia, a troublesome parasite. If you’re taking your dog on vacation near water this summer, help protect him...

Focus on FIV in cats

FIV is a serious disease with no cure, but alternative therapies can boost immunity and help infected cats lead a normal life. Sydney was dismayed...

Valley fever in dogs

How to  minimize the risk of valley fever in your dogs — and yourself. In 2006, my dogs Shadow, Dasher and I moved from Maryland...

Natural vision care for dogs

Your dog’s vision is important to his happiness and well being. Learn how to keep him seeing well using holistic and nutritional support. It’s easy...

Why is your dog aggressive?

If your dog becomes aggressive, don’t assume it’s a behavioral problem or that he’s just being “bad”. It could mean he’s ill or in...

All about heartworm disease in dogs

A thorough understanding of heartworm disease will help you protect your dog and understand the signs, symptoms and treatment options. If you have a dog,...

Zoonoses: can your dog make you sick?

Zoonoses are diseases transmitted from animals to humans, or vice versa. But don’t panic – taking the right precautions can keep you both healthy. Many...

Taking care of your dog’s floppy ears

Who can resist floppy dog ears? They’re soft, velvety and lovely to stroke. But they’re also prone to infection. Learn what to watch for...

Does your dog have allergies or a yeast infection?

They’re related, but not the same. In order to effectively get to the root of your dog’s skin problem, you need to know the...

Recommendations for ringworm in dogs and cats

Ringworm is relatively common and can spread rapidly. Treatment involves an integrative approach that uses both allopathic medication and natural remedies. Ringworm isn’t aptly named. In...

Treating dog’s hot spots

Hot spots look and feel miserable and frequently arise from an underlying allergy. Treatment is effective if they’re caught early, while a healthy diet...

Common eye problems in cats

As any kitty lover will tell you, a cat’s eyes can be mesmerizing. Here's a look at some of the most common ocular problems...

Does your dog refuse to wear a bandage?

If your dog refuses to wear a bandage, don’t despair. The right product and materials ensure a comfortable dressing that’ll stay in place through...

Protecting your cat’s eyes

Few things are more beautiful than the bright eyes of a happy healthy cat. Aside from being gorgeous, your feline’s peepers can tell you...

Caring for your dog’s teeth

There are several main areas to consider when caring for the 48 adult teeth in your dog’s mouth – good nutrition and natural remedies,...

All about vaccines for dogs

Over-vaccination is a real risk, yet there is still a push for yearly boosters. Learn which vaccines are really necessary, and when, and how to...

Do I have to vaccinate my dog?

Do you have to vaccinate you dog? Here's a closer look at your options when it comes to vaccination. Recently, there has been a paradigm...

Keep your dog’s ears clean

By performing weekly home cleanings and inspections of your dog's ears, you can reduce or eliminate her risk of developing a painful problem. Dirty ears...

Top 10 eye problems in dogs and cats

Take a look at the most common eye problems that effect our animal companions. Often, people are surprised by the number of different eye diseases...

The latest on H1N1 in dogs

The flu virus that swept the world in 2009, afflicting animals as well as humans, has the potential to combine with other bugs to...

What you need to know about antibiotics for animals

Despite our best intentions to prevent illness using natural remedies, dogs and cats can still get sick. Here's what you need to know about...